EFT Consult/Raven Delta (RD) Group, one of the UK’s leading specialists in building services consultancy, has been recognised at the 2020/21 ECA Industry Awards, held on Friday October 22, at the London Hilton Bankside Hotel.
The ECA Industry Awards recognise the key achievements of the highest talent in electrotechnical and engineering services and provide a great opportunity for contractors and wider industry associates to showcase some exceptional work.
Judged by a panel of leading industry figures, the winners and highly commended runners up of the ECA Industry Awards are businesses who have achieved the highest standards in the electrotechnical and engineering services industry.
On the night, EFT Consult, part of the South Wales-based RD Group, was awarded highly commended status in the best corporate social responsibility award – an award category open to ECA Registered Members of any size.
The award recognises the increasing importance of social and environmental responsibility within the electrotechnical and engineering services industry and rewards exceptional work that has significantly improved environmental performance and/or delivered significant, positive social outcomes.
The highly commended status recognises EFT Consult’s significant achievement in the inception, development and funding of a brand-new British Standard (BS) – in collaboration with a leading team of globally respected industry experts drawn together by EFT from sectors including government, academia, industry and related professional bodies.
The new BS focuses on the measurement and subsequent improvement of the health and well-being environment for all building occupants; thus, providing positive health and social benefits.
It includes a multi-layered evaluation system which generates an IEQ (Indoor Environmental Quality) performance level and helps users to identify areas for improvement. The assessment combines measured results and occupant-based feedback, covering topics such as indoor air quality, light quality, thermal comfort and sound quality/pollution.
EFT Consult is a company dedicated to building performance, so its clients can meet commercial goals, promote wellbeing whilst simultaneously protecting the environment.
Embracing the principles of the circular economy, its team specialises in building services consultancy, delivering intelligent and hands-on electrical, mechanical and environmental engineering for new buildings and existing stock.
Chris Jenkins, director at EFT Consult, said:
“We are delighted to have been highly commended in the corporate social responsibility award at this year’s ECA Industry. This commendation is yet another validation of the hard work the EFT Consult team, and our partners, put into PAS 3003 – the work which has led to the development of the new British Standard.
“Here at EFT Consult, we put social and environmental concerns at the forefront of everything we do. All our solutions are practical, innovative and measurable, and while they aim to keep costs down and enhance productivity for our clients, we constantly strive to achieve those aims in a way that is also good for the wellbeing of people and good for the environment. We believe this is just as vital for all organisations, in order for them to achieve sustainable growth”